Pad Thaï crevette


serves 4

Difficulty : easy
Cost : cheap

Prep time : 15 minutes 
Cuooking time : 12-15 minutes

Peanut sauce
  • 60 g water
  • 250 ml chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 20 g brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce

Pad Thaï
  • 200 g flat rice noodles
  • 6 spring onions, white and green separated, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into thin sticks
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2-3 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • Sunflower (or rapeseed) oil

  • 200 g prawns
  • 2 tablespoons salted soy sauce
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Unsalted peanuts (or cashew nuts), coarsely chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


Peanut sauce
•    Heat the water and chicken stock.
•    Stir together all the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Poor over the hot stock.
•    Set aside.

Pad Thai
•    Cook the rice noodles in a pan following the packet instructions. Set aside.
•    In a wok, heat the oil, then add the spring onion whites, carrot sticks, garlic and ginger and stir-fry over a high heat.
•    Add the peanut sauce, eggs, prawns and soy sauce.
•    After a minute, add the noodles. Cook for 3–4 minutes, stirring and coating the noodles in the sauce.
•    Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper as necessary.
•    Sprinkle with the spring onion greens and coarsely chopped peanuts.
•    Serve with the lime wedges.

The result.


Emma, Casserole & Chocolat

After a career in industry, Emmanuelle decided to fully commit herself to her real passion — baking for her nearest and dearest.

She created her blog Casserole&Chocolat ( in 2017 and posts all her recipes there. These include sweet and savoury treats and breads, all using a traditional approach and local and seasonal produce. Emmanuelle has a gourmet openness to world cuisine and fills her baking with accents redolent of spices to take your taste buds on a journey.

Emmanuelle has collaborated with De Buyer for several years now, using their innovative utensils in her baking.

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